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Historic Pittston Farm
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Rockwood
Reviewed 9 September 2016

There's a story here: I booked 2 nights at the Seeboomook Wilderness Campground and since we were traveling via motorcycle, I took the precaution of calling a few folks in the area to check the condition of the roads. "Rough and dusty, dusty and rough" was the given description. We're resilient and up for adventure, so off we went. The campground was awesome and our plans included supper here at Pittston Farm. We woke up to rain, which turned the dusty roads to slime. The 12 mile drive from the campground to the Farm took us an hour and 10 mins, white knuckle all the way. Once arriving at the Farm, we decided we would try to catch a ride back to the campground, leaving the motorcycles at the Farm. As we discussed this plan, Guy ( one of the owners) heard our conversation and chimed in," have you seen the weather report? Gonna rain the next two days, and you should really get back out to the hard road ( 20 more miles away) tonight!". All our gear was at the lake, what to do? Guy offered to take us back, help us pack up our gear and get us headed out before the rain really set in. We were even able to get supper to go! So a big big THANK YOU to Guy and Jen. We managed the hard road before it was too dark and too rainy. We would love to go back again someday....

Room Tip: the food is really good
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  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

They have some of the best food I've ever had! Definitely recommend the grilled cheese, moose burger, or buffalo chicken sandwich. They also have friendly people and a wonderful homey environment 10/10.

Stayed: August 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Webpage boasts about the fishing. Owners know little about fishing. This is primarily a stop-over for snowmobilers on a trip. Cabins are run-down. Many windows are covered in plastic. Others do not have screen or do not open. Food is below average. We left a day early but were charged for the night because we had booked for three nights. Not a place for fly fishers.

Room Tip: Find another place to stay if fishing is your reason for going to the Moosehead Lake area.
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Called up to the North Woods on Sunday night at 8 pm. I had a 4 hour plus drive to get there. They checked me in after mid night and by 430 am the next morning me and my 8 year old son were on the West Branch of the Penbscot catching his first Land Locked Salmon. Upon our return Jen cooked us a great breakfast and Guy shared some great places to take kids fishing. This place is exactly what you hope to find in the remote reaches of the North Woods. Great people, great food, solid advice and very welcoming. Thanks for the memories!

Stayed: June 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

Had lunch there yesterday....icy drive in but no problem with 4 wheel drive. Outstanding lunch, large portions. Met and talked with Jen about the campground....really looking forward to staying there and getting to know the people and the place. So far, more than impressed.

Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Historic Pittston Farm

Address: 53 Pittston Farm Road, Rockwood, ME 04478-3002
Region: United States > Maine > Rockwood
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Rockwood
Price Range: $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are the former "Pittston Farm" the original home of Great Northern Paper Co. and listed on the National Historic Register. This is a year round lodge, restaurant and recreational facility specializing in outdoor recreation year round in the largest wilderness area, north of the Mississippi River. This remote location provides beautiful scenery in the North Maine Woods. Choose lodging only or inclusive packages, food & lodging. Amenities include: Satellite TV, delicious made from scratch food, including our home made bread, our own sausage, and our freshly ground burger. This is a family owned business. We invite you to "Come as a stranger,leave as a friend!" ... more   less 
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Historic Pittston Farm Hotel Rockwood

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